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William Thomas Howes

William Thomas Howes

Male 1872 - 1939  (66 years)

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  • Name William Thomas Howes  [1, 2, 3
    William Thomas Howes
    William Thomas Howes
    01 Jul 1872
    Birth Abt 1872  Spitalfields, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Born 1 Jul 1872  Walworth Road, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Birth 1 Jul 1872  Spitalfields, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 2 Lamb Street
    Birth Abt Aug 1872  Whitechapel RD, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1881 
    Scholar 
    Residence 1881  11 Richmond Street, Walworth St Peter, Newington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Service Between 13 Feb 1899 and 13 Jul 1925 
    Captain, 2Bn, Green Howards (final rank) 
    • Confirmed by gravestone
    Occupation 19 Sep 1907  [6
    Sergeant Major, 2nd Yorkshire Regiment 
    Residence 19 Sep 1907  The Camp, Wynberg, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Honour 1919 
    Member of the British Empire (MBE) 
    Death Abt May 1939  NW Surrey RD, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • age 66
    Name William T Howes  [7
    Occupation Col. Sgt. 2nd Yorkshire Regt.  [8
    Died 3 May 1939  Frimley, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Age: 66y 
    Buried Abt 10 May 1939  St Peter, Frimley, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Frimley Green Rd, Frimley, Camberley, Surrey
    Frimley Green Rd, Frimley, Camberley, Surrey
    St Peter's Church
    William Thomas Howes HS
    William Thomas Howes HS
    Notes 
    • The group photograph shows William Thomas Howes with his Wife and Children. It was taken about 1925, the details of each person are as follows.

      Standing left hand side: Harold Albert HOWES b: 12 May 1904 ( I14205 )
      Standing right hand side: William Clarence HOWES b: 31 Oct 1901 ( I28921 )
      Sitting 1st Left Alice Doris HOWES b: 29 Aug 1907 ( I95 )
      Sitting 2nd Left William Thomas HOWES b: 1 July 1872 ( I22833 )
      Standing middle George Edwin HOWES b: 2 May 1917 ( I26605 )
      Sitting 2nd from right Mary Clarence SCORAH b: 7 Oct 1880 Wife of William Thomas Howes.
      Sitting end right hand side Marjorie Florence HOWES b: 31 Oct 1915 ( I29917 )

      Many thanks to Peter Inglis for providing the following exerpt from the Green Howards' Gazette, p297 in 1939
      WILLIAM THOMAS HOWES, M.B.E.
      Born in London, 1st July 1870, son of Walter Frederick Howes of Lowestoft.
      Private, 13th February, 1889; Corpl., 23rd May, 1903 Sergt., 22nd February, 1897 ; Cr-Sergt., 1st April, 1898 ; Sergt.-Major, 22nd April 1905 ; Qr.-Mr. and hon, Lieut., 19th March, 1913 ; hon. Capt., 1st July, 1918 ; Capt., 8th August, 1918 ; retired, 13th July, 1925.
      Served in the Tirah Campaign of 1897-98, and was present at the capture of the Sampagha and Arhanga Passes ; the reconnaissance of the Saran Sar and action of the 9th November, 1897. Operations against the Khani Khel Chamkania, and in the
      Bazar Valley, 25th to 30th December, 1897. Affair at Shinkamar, 29th January, 1898 ( medal and 2 clasps).
      In possession of the Medal for the Delhi Coronation Durbar, the Coronation medal of 1911 and the medal for long service and good conduct. During the war of 1914-18 served in India, and in the operations against the Afghans in 1919 (medal and clasp, M.B.E., and
      general service Medal).
    Person ID I21316  ONS
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2017 

    Father Walter Frederick Howes,   b. 7 Mar 1847, Cawston, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt May 1888, St Saviour, Southwark, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Margaret Matilda Grice,   b. 25 Mar 1850, Wheatacre, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Aug 1891, St Saviour, Southwark, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married Abt May 1868  St Martin in the Fields, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Married 17 May 1868  St Martin in the Fields, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Parish Church, 21y, 18y
    Family ID F7554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clarence Mary Settang Scorah,   b. 7 Oct 1880, Tonghoo, Burma, West Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1943, Frimley Green, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1898  Rawalpindi, Pakistan Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • formerly India
    • Christ Church, 27y, 17y
    Children 
     1. Sybil Grace Howes,   b. 14 Jun 1900, Ambala, Punjab, India Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. William Clarence Howes,   b. 31 Oct 1901, Sitapur, Oudh, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1961, Frimley & Camberley District Hospital, Frimley, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +3. Harold Albert Howes,   b. 12 May 1904, Kasuali, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1976, Leicester, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +4. Alice Doris Howes,   b. 29 Aug 1907, Wynberg, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1994, Tilford Park Nursing Home, Tilford, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +5. Marjorie Florence Howes,   b. 31 Oct 1915, Rawalpindi, Pakistan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1997, Frimley Park Hospital, Camberley, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +6. George Edwin Howes,   b. 2 May 1917, Murree, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1975, St Luke's Hospital, Guildford, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2014 18:16:11 
    Family ID F3314  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1872 - Spitalfields, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1 Jul 1872 - Spitalfields, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt Aug 1872 - Whitechapel RD, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - 11 Richmond Street, Walworth St Peter, Newington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Mar 1898 - Rawalpindi, Pakistan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Abt May 1939 - NW Surrey RD, Surrey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 66y - 3 May 1939 - Frimley, Surrey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt 10 May 1939 - St Peter, Frimley, Surrey Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Howes Family
    Howes Family
    1925
    William Thomas Howes
    William Thomas Howes

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] 1881 census.

    2. [S476] BMD register (England & Wales) - births - multiple sources.

    3. [S275] Gravestone.

    4. [S286] Peter Inglis.

    5. [S284] Stephen Weller.

    6. [S95] Baptism record - daughter.

    7. [S480] BMD register (England & Wales) - deaths - multiple sources.
      available online from various sources

    8. [S50] Marriage cert.

    9. [S81] Pilot.familysearch.org.